Centennial Film Festival Continues with Far and Away at Homestead National Monument of America

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Date: January 7, 2016

Join us for the Centennial Film Festival each weekend in January and February of 2016, at 2:00 p.m., in the Homestead National Monument of America Education Center. The festival this year features popular movies either filmed at National Park Service sites across America or with homesteading themes.

January 16 & 17 the film festival will showcase Far and Away, "an adventure where a young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father. The couple dreams of owning their own land at the big give-away in Oklahoma."

"This movie highlights a particular time period during the Homestead era –that of the famous Oklahoma land runs. We look forward to sharing this FREE film with all of you," stated Superintendent Mark Engler.

Film Festival Schedule:
2:00 p.m.January 2 &3         Grand Canyon Adventures
2:00 p.m.January 9 &10       Dances With Wolves
2:00 p.m.January 16 &17  Far and Away
2:00 p.m.January 23 &24     Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
2:00 p.m.January 30 &31     Grapes of Wrath
2:00 p.m.February 6 &7       Butch Cassidy &the Sundance Kid
2:00 p.m.February 13 &14   Escape from Alcatraz
2:00 p.m.February 20 &21   Taps
2:00 p.m.February 27&28    Shane

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2016. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM), Facebook (HomesteadNM), and Instagram (HomesteadNPS).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturdayand Sunday. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit https://www.nps.gov/home/.


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Last updated: January 9, 2016

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